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  • Job start date

    1 February 2024

  • Closing date

    12 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 31.25 hours per week Monday to Friday 08:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break, term-time only, plus training days

Contract type

Fixed term - Unknown

Actual salary

SCP 5 – 6 £23,500 to £23,893 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, resourceful and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team to work in the first instance as a 1:1 with a child but not solely.

You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of working with children and in a 1:1 role, whilst having good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children across the primary age range. As a result of your experience you will have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents and feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education.

Every day you will be supporting a child with complex needs to access a bespoke curriculum, build relationships with those around them and translate the world around them in a meaningful way.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 2 childcare qualification;
  • Experience of working with children with additional needs;
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • A commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • The ability to focus learning in a proactive, creative and positive manner as well as evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities;

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include;

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership

Trust to share best practice and resources;

  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has five academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fourteen different locations.

Further details about the role

Duration of Post Fixed Term

Work Commitment 31.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. witha

30-minute unpaid lunch break) Term time only, plus training days (39 weeks)

Start Date As soon as possible

Salary Range Level 2 SCP 5-6 (£23,500.00-£23,893.00 Gross FTE) depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date Midday Friday 12th January 2023

Interviews TBC

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, resourceful and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team to work in the first instance as a 1:1 with a child but not solely.

You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of working with children and in a 1:1 role, whilst having good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children across the primary age range. As a result of your experience you will have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents and feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education.

Every day you will be supporting a child with complex needs to access a bespoke curriculum, build relationships with those around them and translate the world around them in a meaningful way.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 2 childcare qualification;
  • Experience of working with children with additional needs;
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • A commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • The ability to focus learning in a proactive, creative and positive manner as well as evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities;

Benefits include;

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership

Trust to share best practice and resources;

  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has five academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fourteen different locations.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Thomas Eaton Primary Academy website at: http://www.thomaseatonschool.co.uk/vacancies/or https://diamondlearningtrust.com/career-opportunities

Completed Application forms along with a covering letter should be sent to: HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots

Cambridgeshire

PE19 2DX

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. You are more than welcome to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01354 695915.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Thomas Eaton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
145 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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